Old man: Let me ask you something. When you see a person in a wheelchair or on crutches, do you feel bad for them?Teenage boy: Um… I guess, yeah.Old man: You shouldn't, because they don't feel sorry for you.Teenage boy: Oh. Thank you.–Brooklyn Heights
A group of teenage entrepreneurs from Virginia have created a prototype for a device that will be life-enhancing for wheelchair users. Stephen Campbell is one of the inventors who sparked the idea for a backup notification system for wheelchairs after watching his grandmother’s struggle. Show More Summary
This mysterious photo is circulating the internet. Redditor leability describes it as a wheelchair for a goldfish that has trouble staying upright. The dorsally-mounted cork presumably encourages proper balance. An Australian news site points to this 2011 video of a goldfish named Ada using a similar contraption. -via The Soul Is Bone
For most fish, swimming is easy. But sometimes, a fish just needs a little help. Redditors were delighted Thursday when user leability posted this picture of a goldfish who was having trouble swimming upright by itself. Corks float in...Show More Summary
[Myrijam Stoetzer] and her friend [Paul Foltin], 14 and 15 years old kids from Duisburg, Germany are working on a eye movement controller wheel chair. They were inspired by the Eyewriter Project which we’ve been following for a long time. Show More Summary
After a 16 second high-risk, non-invasive surgery involving what appears to be a t-shirt tag and a piece of cork, we can report that this goldfish is swimming normally. On May 28, Redditor leability uploaded this image of a quick fix...Show More Summary
Started from the bottom, now we're here! It sure has been a long time since Drake got his start in the industry playing Wheelchair Jimmy on Degrassi, but we sure do like where he ended up. The 28-year-old rapper shared a picture on Instagram on Wednesday of himself getting some work in at the gym… and let's [...]
Chris Norton has been in a wheelchair for the past five years. Back in 2010, the high school senior was playing in a football game when he suffered a spinal cord injury that left him unable to walk. Doctors told Chris that he'd be in a wheelchair for the rest of his life… but the class of [...]
WWE Superstar Rusev may be gone for a while. The Bulgarian Brute recently went back to his Bulgarian roots after his public break up with WWE Diva and manager Lana who has Russian ties. It is said that Lana will eventually drift away from her Russian gimmick, but this might take time. Show More Summary
A growing number of diabetics are being diagnosed with a debilitating foot deformity called Charcot foot. Charcot foot often confines patients to wheelchairs, and in severe cases can require amputation. But a surgical technique that involves an external fixation device enables most patients to walk normally again.
Last year a new law went into effect in New York requiring businesses to signal ADA accessibility with a new and more progressive-flavored wheelchair icon that suggests forward motion as opposed to plain old static sitting. (It alsoShow More Summary
Photo description: A sunflower in a meadow looks to wards the sun. I am sitting in the sun, reading a book. I am parked, in my wheelchair, at the edge of the sidewalk, to catch the rays. Joe is seated beside me. Behind us is a laundromat where Joe has got clothes washing. Show More Summary
The ride-sharing services are being sued for allegedly denying service to passengers with wheelchairs and guide dogs.
Margaret Kargbo Killed In Tanker Crash That Also Claimed The Life Of Wheelchair Activist Frank Barham While attending an event at the High Museum in ATL on Thursday we learned of the tragic death of Margaret Kargbo, who was a
Oh my goodness. I don’t know whether to laugh or cry at this video. Opening scene: two guys starting to tussle, but oddly enough, there is a wheelchair in the
Flight delays caused by rains create a storm of fury. Shout out to whoever hurled that wheelchair. That's not an easy throw. (via thenanfang.com) Heavy rains fell in southern China, causing crippling delays at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. Show More Summary
'"In my dreams I am walking again," the twenty-four-year-old Syrian tells me from his wheelchair that his friends have lifted him into after their overcrowded raft arrived on the shores of Lesvos, Greece yesterday. He was paralyzed by...Show More Summary
Newark police are hunting for the brutal attacker who killed a man who used a wheelchair.
Mark Longley met his friends in a Croydon, England, pub on Friday morning for the start of his stag weekend. An hour later, the 33-year-old found himself gaffer-taped to a wheelchair wearing nothing but a pair of incontinence pants,Show More Summary
A remarkable story of courage and faith reached its climax on the commencement stage at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, where I work, last weekend. As Kristen Adlhoch walked off with her degree to her waiting wheelchair, everyone on stage had to wipe away tears — including commencement honorees Dayton Moore of the Kansas City [...]